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A New Theme and Performance Added to the Blog

This week I started looking at how to modify or replace the “classic” theme that comes off-the-shelf with Octopress. I was positively surprised when I found the glorious 3rd party Octopress themes. I took the time to check most of them and it was great to see a consistent high-quality around most of them. Also, how easy it was to add them into the blog. On top of that, I added a few experimental performance settings to speed up the blog using the limited free infrastructure. Read on to get more details.

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Blogging Like a Hacker

My old blogs used well known blogging engines: blogger and MovableType. For years blogger has been able to keep up with trends - in my opinion always catching up. However, I didn’t want to simply create a new blog on blogger; something was just not right.

One day a technical blog cought my attention because of its look and feel and nice caligraphy. It was Octopress which was created under the premise that is a blogging framework for hackers.

So, what does it reallly mean? Let me give you more context info:

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